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Entrance awards and fellowships

The Rotman School is invested in attracting strong candidates. We offer over $1 million in awards to our Morning MBA and Evening MBA students. You will be automatically considered for entrance awards as soon as you apply for the Morning MBA or Evening MBA. Entrance awards range from $5,000 to $30,000.

We assess all of our candidates for exceptional merit above the minimum admission criteria. Some of the things we look for during this assessment are leadership qualities demonstrated through professional and academic experiences and the overall strength of each application. Candidates who are selected to receive an entrance award will be notified when they receive an offer of admission. 

Entrance awards*

Award name

Value

Description


Round 1 Entrance Award


$15,000


Entrance awards for eligible candidates who submit a complete application with all required documents including their GMAT or GRE scores, to the Morning and Evening MBA programs by the November 20, 2019 deadline. Candidates must have achieved a GMAT and GRE scores of at least 650 and above, or have completed their CFA III exams. Candidates must receive an offer letter from the Morning or Evening MBA program on or before Decision Day (November 30) to be eligible for the award.


Round 1 Entrance Award


$10,000


Entrance awards for eligible candidates who submit a complete application with all required documents including their GMAT or GRE scores, to the Morning and Evening MBA programs by the November 20, 2019 deadline. Candidates must have achieved a GMAT and GRE scores of at least 600-649, or have completed their CFA III exams. Candidates must receive an offer letter from the Morning or Evening MBA program on or before Decision Day (November 30) to be eligible for the award.


Round 2 Entrance Award


$8,000


Entrance awards for all candidates who have successfully completed their application, and submitted all required supporting documents including their GMAT or GRE scores, to the Morning and Evening MBA programs by the February 19, 2019 deadline. Candidates must have achieved a GMAT and GRE scores of at least 600 and above, or have completed their CFA III exams.   Candidates must receive an offer letter from the Morning or Evening MBA program on or before Decision Day (February 29) to be eligible for the award


Round 3 Entrance Award


$6,000


Candidates are eligible for entrance awards if they have successfully completed their application, and submitted all required supporting documents including their GMAT or GRE scores, to the Morning and Evening MBA programs by the April 15, 2019 deadline. Candidates must have achieved a GMAT and GRE scores of at least 600 and above, or have completed their CFA III exams. Candidates must receive an offer letter from the Morning or Evening MBA program on or before Decision Day (April 30) to be eligible for the award.

 

Distinguished entrance awards*

Award name

Value

# of Awards

Description


Rotman Commerce Awards


$10,000


6


Demonstrated academic excellence in the Rotman Commerce undergraduate program.


Forte Fellowship Awards


$25,000


1


The Forté Foundation is a consortium of major corporations and top business schools working together to launch women into fulfilling, significant careers through access to business education, opportunities, and a community of successful women.*


Forte Fellowship Awards


$20,000


2


The Forté Foundation is a consortium of major corporations and top business schools working together to launch women into fulfilling, significant careers through access to business education, opportunities, and a community of successful women.*


Forte Fellowship Awards


$10,000


2


The Forté Foundation is a consortium of major corporations and top business schools working together to launch women into fulfilling, significant careers through access to business education, opportunities, and a community of successful women.*


Creative Destruction Lab Fellowships


$20,000


6


Guaranteed entrance into the Creative Destruction Lab program and entrance award.**



Women in Business


$10,000


5


Based on exceptional academic merit for outstanding female candidates in industry/entrepreneurs.


Rotman Health Care & Life Sciences Award


$10,000


4


Based on exceptional academic merit for students in Health Care & Life Sciences.


Morning Awards


$10,000


4


Based on exceptional academic merit for Morning MBA students.


Evening Awards


$10,000


4


Based on exceptional academic merit for Evening MBA students.


Leadership & Strategy Award


$20,000


1


Based on exceptional academic merit and demonstrated leadership in their chosen field.


Pride Award


$10,000


2


Based on exceptional academic merit and leadership within the LGBTQ community.


Rotman Humanitarian Award


$5,000


1


Recipient will have demonstrated a contribution to outstanding humanitarian volunteerism.


Rotman Engineering Award


$10,000


4


Based on exceptional academic merit for students in Engineering.


Consulting Award


$15,000


1


Based on exceptional academic merit for students in Consulting.

*Note: all awards are subject to change.

In-program awards

Rotman’s large alumni base and the strength of our community partners enable the school to offer over $250,000 in scholarships, fellowships and awards each year to Morning MBA or Evening MBA students who have completed the first year of their program.

Administered through the Program Services Office, the call of applications (where required) takes place at the end of the Spring Term each year. Most are available to both domestic and international students on the basis of academic merit, while some also consider financial need.

2018 Rotman Award recipients booklet

Rotman Scholar Awards

The Rotman School offers an academic mentorship program for first-year core courses. Upper-year MBA students with an excellent academic record in a particular course and demonstrated communication skills will be selected to provide academic guidance and support to first-year students. Consult the Office of the Registrar and Academic Services website for information and application deadlines.

Ontario Graduate Scholarships

Jointly supported by the Ontario Government, the University of Toronto and donors to the Rotman School, these scholarships are intended to encourage and support academic excellence at the master’s and doctoral levels and are awarded to domestic students enrolled in full-time studies who have obtained a first class standing. The Rotman School's Full-Time, Morning MBA, Evening MBA and Master of Finance programs are considered full-time, eligible programs. An Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) at the Rotman School of Management is held for one year and valued at $10,000 to $15,000 per year, thanks to the generous support of our donors.

For Canadian citizens or permanent residents, consult the Office of the Registrar and Academic Services website for information on eligibility, conditions and application forms.



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